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The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.

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New Find-a-Car App Brings Fuel Economy Right to Your Phone

Feb. 22, 2016

Tool puts information about fuel economy, manufacturer's suggested retail price, annual fuel cost, greenhouse gas emissions score, and other details at your fingertips.

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Say What? 10 Clean Cities Acronyms You Should Know

Feb. 18, 2016

Clean Cities uses a lot of acronyms. What are the most important ones to understand?

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2016 Vehicle Buyer's Guide Now Available

Feb. 11, 2016

Annual guide helps you compare and evaluate alternative fuel vehicles to make sound purchasing decisions

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State Legislators Were Busy in 2015: Laws and Incentives Year in Review

Jan. 20, 2016

What types of incentives and laws did state legislators and others enact in 2015?

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Understanding How and Where Plug-In Electric Vehicle Drivers Charge Up

Jan. 20, 2016

New research findings dispute the belief that the growth of the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market requires a large network of public charging stations.

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Annual Metrics Report Captures Latest Greenhouse Gas and Petroleum Savings

Jan. 18, 2016

Clean Cities coalition efforts averted more than 6.8 million tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 658 million gasoline gallon equivalents (MGGEs) of petroleum in 2014 alone.

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Natural Gas-Powered Bus Rapid Transit Service Proves a Success in Colorado

Dec. 22, 2015

Colorado transit authority's natural gas-powered buses conquer high terrain, perform in sub-zero temperatures

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Redesigned Clean Cities Website Offers Bold New Look, Enhanced User Experience

Dec. 17, 2015

What should I know about navigating the revamped Clean Cities website?

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Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment: New Report Explains Factors that Affect Cost

Dec. 14, 2015

Implementing EV charging stations to meet growing demand can be done more cost-effectively if you understand the many cost factors involved.

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U.S. Department of Transportation to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging for Employees

Dec. 2, 2015

Over the next decade, the federal agency plans to add 500 charging stations at its buildings nationwide.

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